Model-Making Shop Manager

South East England
30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP35000/annum
08 Oct 2016
05 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client creates stunning environments, bespoke furniture and state of the art displays for conference, exhibitions, retail spaces and Television. Due to continual growth they are looking to add a Model-Making Shop Manager to the team.

In this role you will manage the Model Making Shop meeting deadlines and producing exceptional quality models in various materials. You will manage the Model Making Team effectively ensuring that deadlines are met. You will be experienced in all aspects of model making. Short notice shift work and overtime is an expected part of this role.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Plan and organise your work programme to meet deadlines
* Manage and drive the Model Making Team effectively to produce high level of productivity and exceptional quality finishes meeting tight deadlines
* Understand and interpret technical drawings
* Set up and operate machinery
* Determine the fixtures, machines, tooling and sequence of operations to fabricate parts, dies and tooling
* Understand and determine the chemicals and materials needed to construct models using various model-building techniques
* Specialise in areas of model making with skills in Woodwork, Metalwork, Casting, Modelling, Painting, Upholstery, CAD, Mechanical and electrical engineering
* Set up procedures to ensure best practice H&S standards are met by all members of the Model Making Team
* Manage COSHH Risk Assessments for department
* Understand the use of materials, methods and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, moulded desks etc
* Fabricate metal, plastic and other materials using hand tools